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Coastal Resilience

July 8, 2019, 10am PDT
The Los Angeles Times published a massively ambitious account of the sea-level threat facing California.
Los Angeles Times
March 18, 2019, 7am PDT
A plan to literally change the shape of Manhattan.
New York Magazine
January 17, 2019, 1pm PST
A new flood plan for Norfolk, Virginia aims to establish a new model for coastal resilience.
The Virginian-Pilot
October 5, 2018, 5am PDT
After delays and a groundbreaking that still has not happened, proposed changes to New York’s big resiliency project have not been well received.
Politico
September 15, 2018, 9am PDT
A competition in the San Francisco Bay Area highlights projects considering new ways to design for impending environmental changes.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 22, 2017, 11am PDT
How did the seven square mile, four-foot high barrier island in the Atlantic Ocean off Miami and Biscayne Bay hold-up to Hurricane Irma? The city arguably has done more to adapt to sea level rise in recent times than any other coastal city.
Planetizen
September 13, 2017, 11am PDT
Tree-huggers many of them are not, but there's consensus among Long Island developers that storm resilience is an investment worth making.
Newsday
June 6, 2017, 2pm PDT
The new boardwalk at Rockaway Beach shows how sea level rise is requiring new design and infrastructure decisions for the resilience of coastal communities.
Climate Central